Fall 2011 Lunch & Learn
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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute @ Brandeis University (BOLLI)
Lunch & Learn Speakers
Op Ed Columnist
Edward W. Brooke Professor
"The Tea Party Movement: Tempest in a Teapot or Enduring Force"
Dean and Maurice B. Hexter Professor of Social and Economic Policy, Heller School "Social Displacement of the Great Recession"
|9/20||Aubrey Milunsky MD, DSc
Professor of Human Genetics, Pediatrics, Pathology
and Obstetrics and Gynecology; Director, Center for Human Genetics, Boston University School of Medicine "Your Genes, Your Health"
Professor of Social Policy & Management, Heller School, Brandeis University
"Growing up at Val-Kill with Eleanor Roosevelt: Memories from Eleanor Roosevelt's Kitchen"
Doctoral candidate in Musicology, Teaching Assistant, and Lecturer, Music Department, Brandeis University
"W.A. Mozart - The Struggles of a Genius"
Professor of History
Lecturer, Legal Studies Department
"Murder at Noon-Day: the Selfridge/ Austin Affray of 1806"
|10/5||Brandeis student group
Janna Cohen-Rosenthal, Brandeis Sustainability Coordinator and Brandeis students Maya Riser-Kositsky, Linda Li, and Dorian Williams
Brandeis Campus Sustainability Award Projects
David Rockefeller Center for
Latin American Studies
“The United States and Latin
America: The Future of the
Channel 5 Anchor, sports commentator and author "Sports Journalism: The Long and Short of It"
Director of Commonwealth Museum
"Exploring Massachusetts History at the Commonwealth Museum"
|10/13||Christopher Klein, Author of
Discovering the Boston Harbor
Islands & Mike Dyer,
Cartographer, Maps Division of
National Geographic Society
"Mapping out the Historic
Landscape of Boston's Harbor
|10/18||Ambassador Fernando Paulo de Mello Barreto Filho
Consul General of Brazil in Boston
"The New Brazil"
Metro columnist, Boston Globe
"The Future of Newspapers"
Alfond Curator of Education
Museum of Fine Arts
"High Tech, Low Tech, and Person-to-Person: Interpreting Art at the MFA"
Founder and Director of the
Professor of Music, Northeastern University and Hebrew College
"Pushing the Button: Protest Songs in Israel: The Nexus of Music and Politics in contemporary Israel"
President & Chief Executive Officer, The Home for Little Wanderers, "The Changing Landscape of Child Welfare"
Director of Office of the Arts and Instructor of Modern Drama,
"A Sense of Direction"
|11/3||Muriel Gillick, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School
"Once They Had a Country: Two Teenage Refugees in the Second World War"
Proskauer Chair in
Law and Social Welfare, Brandeis University
"Louis Brandeis as Educator"
|11/9||Dr. Susan Windham-Bannister
President and CEO of Massachussetts Life Sciences Center
"Translating Good Science Into Good Business: The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center"
|11/10||Eva Bellin, the Myra and Robert Kraft Professor of Arab Politics in the Brandeis Department of Politics and the Crown Center for Middle East Studies
"The Arab Spring: Status and Prospects"
|11/15||Judith A. Cowin
Former Supreme Judicial Court Justice
"Interesting Cases I worked on at the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court"
Brandeis Women’s Studies Research
Center Scholar in Residence and
|11/17||James Wolff, MD
Associate Professor of International Health,
Boston University School of Medicine; Senior Fellow at Management Sciences for Health
"Preventing Maternal and Child Deaths Around the World"
A Women's A Capella Group
The American Songbook
Cabaret, Blues, and Jazz